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Samples for wood anatomical (species) determination:

Object rate (initial fee per object or project) 2500 SEK
Additional fee based on number of samples included (typically charcoal or wood fragments):
1-2 samples 500 SEK
3-10 samples 800 SEK
>10 samples 1200 SEK

Samples for dendrochronological analysis (age determination):

Object rate (initial fee per object or project) 6000 SEK
Construction timber 600 SEK per sample
Archaeological objects 900 SEK per sample
In some cases substantially reduced rates can be offered, primarily for projects that can provide scientifically valuable data to the laboratory, such as:
• Samples exceeding 2000 years in age.
• Samples of unusual tree species.
• Samples from previously poorly analysed regions.
• Large number of samples from the same object or construction.

Field work:

5000 SEK / day

All rates are given without Swedish VAT. Rapid handling can be offered at an additional rate of 35% of the total cost according to above. Please, contact the laboratory for more detailed offers and additional information


Hans Linderson
Department of Geology
Lunds University
Sölvegatan 12
SE-223 62 Lund

+46 46 222 7891
hans [dot] linderson [at] geol [dot] lu [dot] se